How can Asia build a circular economy in its post-Covid recovery?
Bingxun Seng & Mohak Mangal
29 April 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in far-reaching economic and social implications. Developing nations, where the crisis has overwhelmed vulnerable healthcare systems and exacerbated both poverty and inequality, have been hit the hardest.
Calls for a green recovery from the economic downturn have prompted the World Economic Forum to propose The Great Reset at Davos 2021, a set of initiatives to lay the foundation for a more sustainable and resilient world. In the Asia Pacific region, a key thrust of this transformation needs to be the accelerated adoption of comprehensive circular economy principles.